Cynthia Bennett is the Associate Vice President of Education and Business Relations for the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce. Bennett graduated from the University of South Carolina with a B.A. in Political Science.
Prior to her position at the Chamber of Commerce she served as the Partnerships Coordinator and Local Chamber Liaison with the initial GEAR UP program High Performance Partnerships.
Bennett has over sixteen years of experience working with schools and businesses to improve student’s academic achievement and encouraging an educated workforce for South Carolina.
Cynthia serves on several boards: Board Member of the United Way of the Midlands (Nominating Committee) and The Education and Job & Life Skills Council for the United Way of the Midlands (Past Chair), Spring Valley High School Education Foundation (Secretary).